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ABC
Mar 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
bad boy dennis rotman says north korean ticket dayor, kim jong-un, is a nice gay. >> leigh: we had sprinkles around the bay area this morning. more rain to come, the >> ama: new details on the private supply mission to the international space station. this is the successful docking of the space x dragon, it's delivering more than a ton of cargo, including experiments designed by bay area high school students. there was a booster problem following the first attempted launch on friday. >> new at 5:00, the organization code pink took on senator dianne feinstein over america's drone program. [chanting] >> ama: protesters demonstrated outside the senator's home. they want feinstein to stop the confirmation hearings of john brennan as cia directar they say brennan is involved with what they call the drone murder policy. >>> the california republican party has a new leader tonight. that story is ahead. also... >> a good guy to me. my friend. >> dennis rodman goes where no american has gone before. courtside with north korean leader kim jong-un. now rodman is talking about his new friend s
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2013 2:30am PST
describing his trip to north korea and his friendship with kim jong-un. >> one thing he asked me to give obama something to say and to do one thing. he wants obama to do one thing. call me. >> he wants a call from president obama? >> that's right. he told me that. if you can, dennis. >> pick up the phone. more from the worm's words when "way too early" comes right back. hey. they're coming. yeah. british. later. sorry. ok...four words... scarecrow in the wind... a baboon... monkey? hot stew saturday!? ronny: hey jimmy, how happy are folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico? jimmy: happier than paul revere with a cell phone. ronny: why not? anncr: get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> with all of the news surrounding friday's sequester deadline you might be curious exactly which programs will be impacted by the cuts. though no programs will end, a couple of areas that will be hit hardest by the sequester. sound smart today, tell your friends that immigration enforcement will be cut by an estimated $581 million. that doesn't count th
FOX News
Mar 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
news and this week with george stephanopoulos that kim jong-un wants to talk with mr. obama. >> we want obama to do one thing, call him. >> he wants a call from president obama? >> that's right, he told me that. he said, if you can, dennis, i don't want to do war. i don't want to do war. he said that to me. >> shepard: they did not discussion the millions of north koreans who are starving or the nation's many prison camps. he wasn't announced as a guest for stephanopoulos, so i'm switching around. >> and what is he wearing? he talked more about how much he loved kim jong-un. how awesome kim the younger is, and also talked a little bit about kim the younger's own personality, and what rodman, with all his insight, believes drives the north korean leader. listen. >> he loves power. he loves control. because of his dad. but he just -- he is a great guy. you sit down and talk to him, you know. the subject is -- >> a great guy who puts 200,000 people in prison camp? >> well you know, guess what, there's a way we do the same thing here. >> we previous prison camps. >> this is all politics. >>
FOX News
Mar 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
korean dictator, kim jong-un. >> if you don't want to do that, you don't have to do that. at it more like it's -- a diplomat. i don't want to do that. >> sounds like you're apologizing for him? >> i'm not apologizing for him. he is a good guy to me. he is my friend. i don't condone what he does, but at far as person to person, he is my friend. of course what he does, -- >> if that's not enough. here's a little more. >> i sat with him for two days, and the one thing he asked me to give obama something to say and do one thing. he want obama to do one thing. call him. he loves basketball. obama loves basketball. let's start there let's start there. >> oh, boy. where do you start? fascinating. >> the ratings are going to be good. people want to watch something like that even though it has no place on the sunday news talk shows given the topics they normally talk about. the out fit making a mockery of a situation where people are suffering and children starving. he has no place doing this and how did he get approved to go over there? >> i don't know, greg, at one point he tweeted about meeting
KRON
Mar 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
with the country's dictator young, kim jong un. and brought back a message for our commander in chief. >> he wants " but just to do one thing. >> just to call him. he says that he does not want to do war. he is only 28 years old. former nba star dennis rodman is talking about his trip to north korea. dictator young, kim jong un. and brought back a message thing -- call him." "he wants a call from president obama?" that. he said, 'if you can, dennis -- i don't want to do war. i don't want to do "did you say, 'why don't you "no.you know, it's a different story, a different story. the kid's only 28 declared kim a "friend for life." "he want obama to do one thing -- call him.""he wants a call from president you can, dennis -- i don't want to do war. i don't want to do war.' he said that to me.""did you say, 'why don't you pick up the phone and "no.you know, it's a different story, a different years old. 28." rodman sat courtside with the leader during a made- fisherman's wharf can be full of excitement - from quirky street performers to the pungent smells of cooked crab. but it is also a place to find
ABC
Mar 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
reported on here, dennis rodman side by side with north korea's new leader, kim jong-un, brought together by their love of basketball. tonight rodman is back in the u.s., delivering a message from the north korean leader to president obama. he brought that message to george stephanopoulos on abc's "this week." it was not your average round table. here's reena ninan now. >> reporter: he's the cross-dressing nba hall of famer, reality show star, who, after his visit to north korea last week, has now spent more time with leader kim jong-un than any american. >> when you said you love kim and think he's awesome, were you aware of his threats to destroy the united states and his record on human rights? >> one thing about that, you know what, i didn't look at all that. i understand what he's doing. i don't condone that. i hate the fact that he's doing that. but that's a human being, though. >> reporter: rodman also dropped this revelation. on abc's "this week." >> i spent two days with him. he asked me to give obama something, to say one thing. he wants obama to do one thing. call him. >> he wa
CNN
Mar 4, 2013 9:00am PST
from its leader to president obama. call me. the star says kim jong-un said i don't want to do war. the u.s. government is distancing themselves from the trip, which was arranged for a documentary. >>> so, rodman got so close with kim jong-un that he's delivering messages to the u.s. like this one. >> he want obama to do one thing. call him. >> he wants a call from president obama. >> that's right. he said, if you can, dennis, i don't want to do war. i don't want to do war. >> did you say why don't you pick up the phone and call president obama? >> it's a different story because guess what? the kid's only 20 years old. 28. >> by the way, we think kim jong-un is about 30 years old, but we'll give rodman some credit for getting close at least. john avlon and fran townsend join me now. you wrote a critical essay. a lot of people were joking about how funny the two look together. >> i'm sure it's a lot of fun, a great way to see north korea, watch a basketball game, get drunk with the dictator's enter rajai, but 3.5 million people have starved to death. he didn't experience the north k
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2013 6:00am PST
's george stephanopoulos that kim jong-un wants a phone call from president obama. >> he wants obama to do one thing. call him. he loves basketball. and i said the same thing. i said, became loves basketball. let's start there. let's start there. >> rodman called kim jong-un a very humble man who doesn't want war. rodman is the first american man to meet the newest leader of north korea. he went to film a documentary with vice media. hey, we used baseball with the cubans. why not basketball? taking a deep dive in one of the most corners of that country and of the world. it's a hot bed of activity and the last pliace many believe osama bin laden was hiding. she's going to be here to share her story. ♪ constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. something this delicious could only come from nature. new nectresse. the 100% natural no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. new nectresse. sweetness
CNN
Mar 4, 2013 10:00am PST
his trip to north korea. why the former nba star is trying to get kim jong-un and president obama to talk. plus, the fbi releases letters sent to whitney houston. how an admirer tried to extort money from the late singer. this is all happening right now. ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. thank you orville and wilbur... ...amelia... neil and buzz: for proving there's nowhere we can't go. but, at some point... giant leaps gave way to baby steps... and with all due respect, you're history. if you taught us anything, it's that you can't cling to the past... if you want to create the future. that's why, instead of looking behind... delta is looking beyond. pushing u.s. aviation to new heights. all 80 thousand of us. busy investing billions in the industry's boldest moves. it's biggest advances in technology. bringing our passengers the best, the most spacious fleet in the sky. and earning more awards than any other airline... to show for it. so rather than simply saluting history... we're out the
CBS
Mar 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
names. dennis rodman and kim jong un. the head of north korea. >> my favorite part is president obama sent at least one and maybe two secret missions the state department and n.s.c. officials and they never even got an audience with anybody but midlevel functionaries. dennis rodman shows up and is laughing with kim jong un, and somebody said yesterday maybe they should have given him the brief and handed it over. it would be interesting to see dennis rodman tbhiecialtz wor. >> tbhiecialtz. >> schieffer: we had ping-pong diplomacy, hardball diplomacy. ( laughter ). >> bus butt that's serious. we better worry about north korea. david knows about this. >> schieffer: absolutely. >> they have the bomb, and it is a regime that you can't really figure out. >> and bob's right. for all of the jokes about how strange want country is and i was there 20 years ago and it's pretty strange. the fact of the matter is, they've now conducted a third nuclear test. >> test. we are still living in the fiction they are not a nuclear power. they are a nuclear power and the united states doesn't want to ad
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
dies after her nurse refuses to perform cpr. the family says that's okay. >>> courtside with kim jong-un. dennis rodman like you have never seen him before and trust me, that's a tough feat to accomplish. >>> you might have thought it was over but the wheel keeps spinning on the super sequester. both houses of congress are back today after the president signed the executive order friday triggering $85 billion in spending cuts before the fall. of course, "snl" played up the folly of it all. >> and of course, these cuts will affect our military, our civil servants, federal construction projects, even grants to native americans. and, i'm the one who has to tell these folks, young men, there's no need to feel down. young men, pick yourself off the ground. young man, just because your funding is down there's no need to be unhappy. thank you, gentlemen. >> you're welcome. >> i loved that song. of course, around here we say it's fun to say it's the c c-y-c-l-e. anyway, president obama trying to walk back the cuts and my reputation. replace them with smarter cuts and new tax revenue but a new re
ABC
Mar 4, 2013 4:00am PST
, he met with kim jong-un. they attended an exhibition basketball game. on abc's "this week" yesterday, the flay buoyantly dressed rodman talked to george stephanopoulos. >> you said you love kim and think he's awesome, were you aware of his threats to harm the united states and his horrendous record on human rights? >> one thing about that. i didn't look at all that right there. i understand what he's doing. i don't condone it. i hate the fact that he's doing it. but the fact is that's a human being. i sat with him for two days. he asked he to give obama to say and do one thing. he wants obama to do one thing. call him. >> he wants a call from president obama? >> that's right. he told me that. he said, if you can, dennis, i don't want to do war. i don't want to do war. he said that to me. >> an administration spokesperson said that instead of spending money on staged sports event, the north korean regime should focus on the well being of its own people. >>> now to the budget cuts expected to take place over the weekend. with no official talks scheduled, the president has been making p
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2013 2:00am PST
hamill. >>> dennis rodman made friends with north korean's kim jong-un watching basketball game. >> he wanted to give president obama something to say. he wants president obama to call him. >> he wants a call from president obama? >> that's right. >>> check this out, washington state lawmaker ed orcutt came up with a reason to pass bicycling law. according to science, he's completely wrong one study said that driving car produces ten times more co2 emissions than riding a bike. >>> nbc meteorologist bill karins joins us now tracking the weather. another storm. >> the very unpopular -- >> why do you say that? >> who wants to hear about a snowstorm in the march. this morning the snowstorm is going to move across the country over the next 3 1/2, 4 days. it's already on its way. this is just the beginning of this storm, today the worst travel, north dakota and minnesota. and portions of iowa. temperatures are cold enough for snow to accumulate. winter storm watches in northern portions of virginia, including washington, d.c. and baltimore. an updated winter storm warning for the greater ch
CNN
Mar 4, 2013 11:00am PST
ever to meet north korea's secretive leader kim jong-un. not talking about some ambassador, not talking about the secretary of state. we're talking about a tatted up, likes to, you know, wear wedding gowns, known as the worm, dennis rodman, probably the most eccentric guy to ever slam dunk a basketball in the nba is now the reigning american expert, i use this term expert very loosely and facetiously here, you know, on the leader of the country who has openly threatened to destroy the united states. this is what rodman had to say about his new friend, kim jong-un. >> his country likes him, not like him, love him. love him. guess what, yeah, yeah, i love him. i love him. the guy is awesome. >> yeah. he said it, the guy is awesome. that's not all. rodman says even though kim jong-un may hate america, he loves basketball, he's over there with the harlem globetrotters. rodman thinks a little basketball diplomacy could fix the rocky relationship between the two countries. >> the one thing i said, we talked about -- you see the clips or whatever, he loves basketball. obama loves basketball. l
CNN
Mar 4, 2013 2:00am PST
rodman has a message from kim jong-un for president obama. that's coming up. ♪ [ male announcer ] every car we build must make adrenaline pump and pulses quicken. ♪ to help you not just to stay alive... but feel alive. the c-class is no exception. it's a mercedes-benz through and through. the 2013 c-class. starting at $35,350. the 2013 c-class. at tyco integrated security, we consider ourselves business optihow?rs. by building custom security solutions that integrate video, access control, fire and intrusion protection. all backed up with world-class monitoring centers, thousands of qualified technicians, and a personal passion to help protect your business. when your business is optimized like that, there's no stopping you. we are tyco integrated security. and we are sharper. so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] w
CNN
Mar 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
rodman. the white house weighing in on kim jong-un's new pal. i'm wolf blitzer. europe in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com it's the first full day, work day i should say, since the forced budget cuts went into effect. most americans probably haven't felt a thing. at least not yet. president obama's credibility though is being tested. after the various warnings he's given about the impact of those cuts. some very dire. some more cautious. our national political correspondent jim acosta's over at the white house with the latest. jim. >> reporter: wolf, president obama is insisting that americans will start feeling the pain from these forced budget cuts now going into effect. while the white house is rejecting the notion that it's engaging in any kind of hype, one cabinet secretary today had to admit that he got some of his facts wrong on some of the impacts. from the table in the cabinet room, president obama warned the consequences of those automatic budget cuts are coming to kitchen tables across the country. >> it is an area deep concern. i think everybody kno
FOX News
Mar 4, 2013 3:00am PST
's the dictator kim that's the dictator kim jong un. [ dylan ] this is one way to keep your underwear clean. this is another! ta-daa! try charmin ultra strong. it cleans so well and you can use up to four times less than the leading value brand. oh! there it is. thanks son. hey! [ female announcer ] charmin ultra strong has a duraclean texture that can help you get clean while still using less. and it's four times stronger versus the leading value brand. charmin ultra strong helps keep you and your underwear clean. we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra strong? [ babies crying ] surprise -- your house was built on an ancient burial ground. [ ghosts moaning ] surprise -- your car needs a new transmission. [ coyote howls ] how about no more surprises? now you can get all the online trading tools you need without any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. try mail marketing from constantcontact. it's the fastest, easiest way to create great-looking custom e-mails that bring customers through your door. sign up for your free trial tod
FOX Business
Mar 4, 2013 9:20am EST
, kim jong un, his father and one the of the things i was shocked, he loved dennis rodman since he was a kid. and i wonder how much they paid him and i bet he would have gave him a fortune, and dennis rodman is is in financial trouble and not saying-- he hasn't always been the most stable guy out there and acknowledged that he does know about the atrocities, but thinks after meeting this guy face-to-face he's a good quote, awesome guy. that would have been a question that i would ask dennis rodman if i had the opportunity, how much did they pay you? if he says that's private or it's none of your business, all right, but the at least i know that they paid him something. i'd like to know that. >> and his reaction, and also, i think he says he would have asked him what did you eat when people are dying in the country. stuart: eating grass and-- >> millions have died of starvation. stuart: look, you can laugh at that, but it's also a horrible tragic story. that man was used and used badly by a very bad person. >> and he wants obama to call kim jong un, get out of here, get the hell out
CBS
Mar 4, 2013 7:00am PST
kim jong-un. we'll hear what else the nba bad boy is saying regarding his visit to north korea on "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by the new discover it card. finally a credit card that's changing the game. restaurants? generous. get the new it card at discover.com and sign up for 5% cashback at restaurants now through march. when allergy congestion hits i rely on the speed and power of claritin-d. it starts working in just 30 minutes. nothing relieves nasal congestion faster or stronger. to get claritin-d, blow past the shelves and go straight to the pharmacy counter. go, go, go, go! bye sweetie. honey what are you doing? we gotta go! it's dress-like-a-president day, i'm supposed to be martin van buren. who? martin van buren! google? martin van buren. ♪ i'm doing my own sleep study. advil pm® or tylenol pm.® the advil pm® guy is spending less time lying awake with annoying aches and pains and more time asleep. advil pm®. the difference is a better night's sleep. ♪ i woke up to a feeling ♪ ♪ every little thing ha
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
country on earth, north korea, and its bizarre leader kim jong-un? >>> finally, calling luke skywalker and captain kirk, was president obama referring to "star wars" or "star trek" when he criticized republicans last week about the sequester? the answer may be in the "sideshow." >>> let's begin with republican unity on spending cuts. howard fine marn is the editorial director for "the huffington post," and jared bernstein is a former economic adviser to vice president biden. both are msnbc political analysts. gentlemen, "the new york times" caught on to a trend within the republican party today with their front page headline "gop clings to one thing it agrees on, spending cuts." richard stevenson then wrote conservative governors are signing onto provisions of what they once derisively dismissed as obama care. prominent senate republicans are taking positions on immigration that would have gotten the party's presidential candidates hooted off the debate stage during last year's primaries. same-sex marriage has gone from being a reliable motivator for the conservative base to gaining br
CNN
Mar 4, 2013 4:00am PST
iteration. >>> so let's talk a little bit about north korea's leader kim jong-un. usually, he regularly threatens the united states. dennis rodman says he loves the guy. kind of a strange trip that he took to north korea. >> you think? >> and we'll tell you what dennis rodman says the leader wants president obama to do next. that's ahead. >> announcer: did you know there are secret black market websites around the world that sell stolen identities? >> 30-year-old american man, excellent credit rating. >> announcer: lifelock monitors thousands of these sites 24 hours a day. and if we discover any of our members' data for sale, lifelock is there with the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. [♪...] [squealing, crash] call 1-800-lifelock or go to lifelock.com today. everyone's retirement dream is different; how we get there is not. we're americans. we work. we plan. ameriprise advisors can help you like they've helped millions of others. to help you retire your way, with confidence. ♪ that's what ameriprise financial does. that's what they can do with you. let's get t
FOX Business
Mar 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
is describing is kim jong-un. why are we covering this? why is the media examining this and weighing this and thinking about what the impact might be? >> i watched an interview today that was quite alarming. the dennis rodman got closer to the dictator of north korea than any cia operative and i'm going to go with the silver lining. maybe it can help a little, but that dennis rodman should not be trusted with on policy. >> i'm glad that the dictators of north korea like basketball. i'm glad that something we can have in common. i love basketball as well, but i'm not a fan of human rights violations and dictators. gerri: what about the nuclear powers? [talking over each other] [talking over each other] gerri: thank you for coming on tonight, great stuff. we appreciate your time tonight. >> thank you. >> thank you. gerri: racking up points at your favorite hotels? they may not last that long. and companies dodging taxes by mislabeling. we will have details on this very good story coming up next at od, whatever business you're in, that's the business we're in. with premium service lik
CBS
Mar 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
leader kim jong-un. he took in a basketball game with un. and today he told abc this week, he had a message from the secretive leader. >> he asked me to give obama something to say and do one thing. he want obama to do one thing. call him. he wants a call from president obama. >> that's right. he told me that. >> jeff: still ahead here tonight, a whole new experience for fans of the late jimi hendrix. the boys used double miles from their capital one venture card to fly home for the big family reunion. you must be garth's father? hello. mother. mother! traveling is easy with the venture card because you can fly any airline anytime. two words. double miles! this guy can act. wanna play dodge rock? oh, you guys! and with double miles you can actually use, you never miss the fun. beard growing contest and go! ♪ ♪ i win! what's in your wallet? hey america, even though they don't need one wes, clay, and demarcus tried on the depend real fit briefs for charity to prove how great the fit is even while playing pro football. the best protection now looks, fits and feels just like under
CBS
Mar 4, 2013 4:00am PST
to north korea, and he brought back a message from dictator kim jong-un. rodman visited the rogue nation last week with members of the harlem globetrotters and camera crew from hbo. in an interview with abc's "this week on sunday" rodman delivered a message from the young dictator. >> i sat with him for two days and one thing he asked me to give obama one thing. he wants obama to do one thing. call him. >> he wants a call from president obama? >> that's right. he told me that. he said, if you can, dennis, i don't want to do war. i don't want to do war. he said that to me. >> rodman also referred to kim as his friend. this is the "morning news." up after your local news on "cbs this morning," adults suffering from adhd. it could also mean living with joint damage. humira, adalimumab, can help treat more than just the pain. for many adults, humira is clinically proven to help relieve pain and stop further joint damage. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma or other types of cancer
CNN
Mar 4, 2013 1:00am PST
. lucky enough to have been. i mean it's a journalist's dream to be able to meet kim jong-il -- kim jong-un, rather, face to face, and many diplomats would fight for that chance as well. and here dennis rodman is the first american ever to meet face to face with him. what do you make of it? >> i don't. i just don't. i'm so thoroughly embarrassed for us. i'm so thoroughly embarrassed for north korea. i'm so thoroughly embarrassed about this conversation. it's not really talking about anything serious. this is a publicity stunt. >> i'm with lz on this one. it's all i can do to stop my eyes from rolling to the back of my head when we discuss this. if you want, left's talk about his jacket and his choice of clothes. but, you know, we're not going to send pewee herman to negotiate the peace between israel and palestine. and we're not going to send mickey mouse to go solve the issue with syria. this is a joke, this is not serious, it's not diplomacy, i think -- if he'd like to stay in north korea and play one on one, with that dictator, i think it's fine with a lot of us. >>> all right. the force
FOX News
Mar 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
there he went to a basketball game with leader kim jong-il-- excuse me kim jong un. following his trip rodman told abc news there needs to be a dialog, tensions after north korea's provocative nuclear test, but rodman says he knows how to mend the relationship. >> he wants obama to do one thing, call him. he loves basketball. and obama loves basketball. let's start there. let's start there. >> harris: u.s. state department criticized north korea for wining and dining rodman while its own people are going hungry. well, after a shaky start to the mission, the spacex dragon capsule successfully docked with the international space station. the privately owned dragon delivered its one ton load earlier today bringing equipment, clothing and even fresh fruit, apples, from one of the spacex employee's orchard for the six astronauts on board. and the dragon will remain most of march before returning to earth with scientific samples, food containers. and they plan to investigate what caused the dragon's thrusters to fail shortly after launch. they worked for hours to work that problem and salvag
FOX News
Mar 4, 2013 6:00am PST
rodman talking about his visit to north korea. why he says the leader, kim jong un wants president obama to do one thing, only one thing he said. martha: the husband of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords expected to testify in support of a key gun control measure in colorado. a lee alicialicia acuna live from denver. what are they looking at today. >> they are actually debating seven different gun control measures today. four of them have already been approved by the colorado state house. former shuttle commander mark kelly will be in denver to testify in support of one those measures which calls for mandatory background checks on all private gun sales and transfers. kelly testified before congress earlier this year you'll remember and the woman who tackled the tucson gunman who shot kelly's wife, congresswoman gabrielle giffords will also testify in support of another bill that will ban high capacity magazines of more than 15 rounds. >> i'm a republican and i want to see these bills passed, because they are the right thing to do. >> we are allowing politics to take away the safety
ABC
Mar 4, 2013 7:00am PST
" yesterday, i pressed for details on the meeting with kim jong-un. no american has spent more time with the new dictator than rodman. he came back with a message for president obama. let's go to jon karl at the white house for the e reaction. >> reporter: good morning, george. the white house is not too impressed with rodman's trip to north korea nor what he had to say about it. they say they won't be acting on the message he brought back for the president. >> i sat with him for two days. he asked me to give obama -- say and do one thing. he wants obama to do one thing, call him. >> reporter: it was one of the most bizarre interviews even seen on a sunday political talk show. >> it was such great experience. >> reporter: the flamboyant basketball hall of famer talking about his love for one of the most notorious dictators on the planet. >> when you said you love kim and think he's awesome, were you aware of threats and his regime's horrendous record on human rights? >> i don't condone that. i hate that he's doing that. the fact is that's a human being. he let his guard down. he has
CNN
Mar 4, 2013 8:00am PST
korea's youthful leader kim jong-un. rodman showed up in pyongyang courtside with him during an exhibiting basketball game. rodman said, i love him, the guy is awesome. he returned to the u.s. and had an actual personal appeal from president kim. >> he want obama to do one thing, call him. >> he wants a call from president obama? >> that's right, if you can, dennis, i don't want to do war. he said that to me. >> did you say why don't you pick up the phone and call president obama? >> it's a different story. guess what, the kid is only 28 years old, 28. >> diplomacy can look all sorts of way. he was actually booked to be interviewed by wolf blitzer but mr. rodman has decided to cancel. there's been a lot of criticism over what he's been saying. by the way, he is the latest in a long list of famous people whose celebrity has been used to give legitimacy to naughty leaders and marquez and fidel castro. and nelly fur tad do was paid to perform for gadhafi's fine but decided not to keep the money. >>> cardinals are not choosing a pope just yet, four days after pope benedict xvi re
NBC
Mar 4, 2013 7:00am PST
his new relationship with kim jong un. >> he is my friend. i don't condone what he does. as far as person to person, he is my friend. >> the trip was planned and filmed by vice media for an upcoming hbo series. the group toured pyongyang and unexpectedly hung out with the young leader, seen courtside during the exhibition game and later sharing dinner and drinks. kim, reported to be a big fan of the chicago bulls during their h heyday. >> one thing he asked me to give obama something to say. he wants obama to do one thing. call him. he said, if you can, dennis, i don't want to do war. he said that to me. >> a request that's getting the attention of the state department. >> mr. rodman does not represent the united states. he has never been a player in our diplomacy. >> reporter: apprentice all-stars. >> he has worn wedding dresses. he gets piercings, tattoos. he loves the publicity, whether it's good or bad. >> reporter: experts say this latest move, just weeks after north korea defiantly conducted a third nuclear test, could actually complicate the diplomatic process. >> shows s
CNN
Mar 4, 2013 6:00am PST
player back from north korea, where he met with basketball fan and iron fisted leader kim jong-un. rodman says he loves the guy, even in the face, of course, of all those pesky prison camps and starving masses, for heaven's sakes. the worm, apparently, is even dishing out an invite to president obama. >> he want obama to do one thing, call him. he wants a call from president obama? >> that's right. he told me that. he said, if you can, dennis, i don't want to do war. i don't want to do war. he said that to me. >> did you say, why don't you pick up the phone and call president obama? >> no, you know, it's a different story. it's a different story because, guess what, the kid is only 28 years old. 28. >> no one's ever going to confuse rodman with being secretary of state. we'll just put that out there. but what about his gushing praise for this guy? is rodman a pawn? is he a peace maker? is he just another punch line? is l.z.? >> was that a "saturday night live" skit? >> no. >> because i just simply can't believe we're still talking about dennis rodman in this capacity. look, you can't expe
CNBC
Mar 4, 2013 4:00am EST
rodman has been speaking out about his visit with kim jong un. he was asked about pyongyang's threat to destroy america and its human rights record. while rodman said he couldn't condone it, kim is a human being. meanwhile, rodman had his own message from the north korean leader for president obama. >> it is a different view. he asked me to give obama something to say and do one thing. he want obama to do one thing, call him. >> so are athletes better diplomates than politicians? they might be in d.c. at the moment. we want you to join this conversation here. >> it's not a very high bar, is it? >> no. that's the point, isn't it? it's not a high bar. everybody's approval ratings are all down. >> public approval ratings and bilateral discussions with other are two very different things. i feel like the presence of celebriti celebrities, whether or not dennis rodman realizes what they're doing, it cannot be seen as anything other than interference. >> mild irritation. do they think it's worse than that? >> i don't know. but i'm sure there's the potential for these kind of trip toes caus
Current
Mar 4, 2013 6:00am PST
our weirdest ambassador. >> kim jong-un is a famous chicago bulls fan. >> stephanie: dennis rodman not really a current -- chicago bull. >> but he was a chicago bull when the chicago bulls were world-class. >> bouncing off satellites and what not. >> stephanie: okay. [ laughter ] >> stephanie: barbara in d.c. welcome. >> caller: hi, stephanie. hi mooks. i'm calling because i had a comment about ann romney and how she's blaming the media for presenting the romneys as wealthy snobs. >> stephanie: right. how dare they. >> caller: she did that all by herself. she was on a morning show and the reporter was asking her about would the romneys release more than two years of tax returns. >> stephanie: when she said you people to robin roberts. >> caller: exactly. >> stephanie: that seemed unfortunate. an unfortunate scene from "the help." >> caller: that's exactly what she said and she sounded like a stuck up snob. >> here, have some pie! >> stephanie: we did. we baked them a magical electoral pie. [ ♪ magic wand ♪ ] >> eat my -- >> that was a line from the help. that was an os o car wi
MSNBC
Mar 4, 2013 3:00am PST
writes, i'm up i.m.'ing my boy, kim jong-un. once you get to know him, it's worse. >> that whole thing is just surreal. what's not surreal? "morning joe" starting right now. >>> i sat with him for two days. and the one thing -- he asked me to give obama something to say and do one thing. he wants obama to do one thing, call him. >> he wants a call from president obama? >> that's right. he told me that. he said, if you can, dennis. >> seriously? what more information do you need, nicolle wallace? good morning, everyone. that's diplomacy. >> sunday's show's a little different. >> that must have been behind the scenes online, right? no, come on, stop it, barnicle. it's too early. >> david brinkley also? that was rodman's second trip back to "this week." he was on with brinkley and cokie. >> dr. brzezinski. >> that would have been fun to watch. >> call him. >> i actually would have watched that. >> call him. >> wow. okay. >> what was that about? >> i don't know. i think that about says it all. and you just sit right there. good morning, everyone. it's monday, march 4th. i'm a little angry
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